Company History

 

-1958, the predecessor of Ningbo Water Meter Works, Ningbo comprehensive water meter Factory was born.

-1960, start producing water meters.

-1963, the first produce water meters with NB Brand.

-1964, obtained investment funds of 360,000 RMB from the State, became the first professional production of the water meter enterprise and changed name to Ningbo Water Meter Works.

-1965, participated in the design of a unified national scientific research project of water meters as a major player and contributed to end the situation of "various different design of water meters in China".

-1980, enterprise keep growing and annex four companies, established the industry leader position.

-1983, quantity of products increased from 60,000 units in 1978 to 1,000,000 units in 1983, occupied about one-third of products quantity from the national water meter industries.

-1985, got the No. 001 production license in water meter industry, be listed in the "Chronicle of Ningbo."

-1987, we successfully won the first international tender with our Multi Jet Dry Type water meter in Philippines, became the first successful enterprise of China water meter industry in the international market.

-1987, we successfully introduced the Woltmann meter (WP) from Menicke Company (Today called Sensus).

-1988, the multi jet wet type water meter won the only "National Silver Medal".

-1988, the company won the national first level measurement, also was the first national measurement enterprise in Ningbo.

-1990, the Woltmann meter won the only "National Golden Medal".

-1992, the first famous brand of Zhejiang Province announced: "Ningbo water meter" became the Province well-known brand.

-1994, took the lead through the ISO9000 quality system certification in domestic water meter industry.

-1997, awarded "well-known product" by the Ministry of State Machinery.

-2000, approved by Ningbo People¡¯s Government. Company reform from the state-owned factory to the private company for the establishment of Ningbo Water Meter Co., Ltd.

-2001 NB trademark as well-known trademark licensed by Zhejiang Administration of Industry and Commerce, and maintain so far.

-2003, first time won the "China Top Brand".

-2004, first time won the "Certificate for Product Exemption from Quality Surveillance Inspection".

-2005, listed as 100 China potential medium-small- sized enterprises announced by the World Business magazine "Forbes".

-2006, the company moved to Ningbo Jiangbei Industrial Area where we have invested and built the new plant which covers an area about 73500 square meters , building area of 45,000 square meters, with an annual production capacity reached to 600 million units. Became the world’s largest production base of water meters.

-2007, got the ISO14000 Environment System Certification approved by the China Quality Certification Center.

-2007, Won the "China Famous Brand"

In 2009 the company was awarded the "outstanding contribution to urban water supply and drainage industry unit" of the title which was even the only water meter factory in China

2009, The National industrial dept. Leader authorize NWM as the "the most achievements of enterprise during sixtieth anniversary of the establishment of China”

2010, NWM awarded the "post-doctoral workstations."

2010, MID certification approved

2013, the sales exceed USD 100,000,000.00, annual produce capacity over 8 million units.

2013, establish Water meter academy of Zhejiang province, award National Laboratory

2013, award ISO17025 laboratory accreditation, become a member of CNAS

2014, award ISO 18001 for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series